Steven Aramini has been creating award-winning advertising for over 20 years. A native northern Nevadan, he graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a degree in Journalism in 1996. Upon graduating, he joined Bayer Brown (later named Bayer Bauserman & Co.) as a junior copywriter. Within a few years he worked his way up to Senior Copywriter, Associate Creative Director and eventually Creative Director.
Today, as Foundry’s Creative Director, Steven leads the creative department, working side-by-side with Jim Bauserman in the development of all of Foundry’s brands. In addition to concept development, copywriting, creative direction and new business development, he also takes on broadcast direction/production.
He has been credited with over 200 advertising awards and has led the brand development of Inn of the Mountain Gods, Coeur d’Alene Casino, Grand Sierra Resort, Eldorado Resorts, Inc., Renaissance Hotel Downtown Reno, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe and more. In 2012, he was awarded “Advertising Person of the Year” by the American Advertising Federation, Northern Nevada Chapter.
Steven regularly donates his time and advertising expertise to such charitable organizations as The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum, Nevada Humane Society, JDRF and more.